Proposal to add "Kore' as Suppress-Script for 'ko'

CE Whitehead cewcathar at
Sun Jul 29 22:15:01 CEST 2007

Hi; my comments are below!

--C. E. Whitehead
cewcathar at
>Michael Everson <everson at evertype dot com> wrote:
>>Han characters are commonly used even on business cards for personal 
>Indeed, if I understand correctly, personal names are the number one use 
>case for Hanja.
>>I would like to approve this now, and not bother with two full weeks more 
>>of discussion. The conclusion is foregone.
>If anything, Randy's off-list research may have shown that pure Hangul 
>(ko-Hang) is more common than we thought.  The script subtag is supposed to 
>reflect the script, not the choice of vocabulary.

For me, if native Korean writers generally see themselves as writing in in 
mix of Hangul and Hanja [kore] and see their everyday script as identical to 
the script on say business cards, and as distinct from pure Hangul 
[ko-hang], and can show how it is distinct, the differences in script,
then o.k.
>RFC 4646 says we have to run out the full two-week review period, without 
>shortcuts.  There is no emergency rush for this (or any other) 
>Suppress-Script, and the two weeks do not need to be contentious.
>Doug Ewell  *  Fullerton, California, USA  *  RFC 4645  *  UTN #14


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